Pooh for Egyptian School Kids
teaperson writes "The Christian Science Monitor reports that the US government is funding a program to provide book collections in Arabic and English for every school in Egypt. The program is not just designed to provide goodwill for America, but also includes training in encouraging reading, and efforts to revitalize Egypt's publishing industry. "It's amazing," says teacher and librarian Manal Gamal Kamel. "The way they look - the students can hardly wait to pick them up and read them.""